Search for dissertations about: "young people"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 330 swedish dissertations containing the words young people.

  1. 1. Civic experiences and public connection : media and young people in Estonia

    Author : Anne Kaun; Staffan Ericsson; Mats Ekström; Peter Lunt; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Civic Culture; Mediated Citizenship; Decentred Media Studies; Mediatisation; Mediation; Conflict Theory; Narrative Analysis; Young People; Estonia; Media and Communication Studies; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : How do young people in Estonia experience the political, politics and citizenship? How are these civic experiences connected to young peoples’ experiences with the media? Anne Kaun’s thesis Civic Experiences and Public Connection presents a theoretical and empirical investigation of how civic experiences, particularly public connection, emerge in the context of contemporary Estonia. Employing open-ended online diaries and in-depth interviews, she aims to develop an in-depth understanding of how young people experience democracy today, and how they express themselves as citizens; expression not only through the physical performance of citizenship, but also through orientation, interest in, and reflection about issues that are of common concern or should be seen as such. READ MORE

  2. 2. ‘Striving to negotiate… dying to escape’ : suicidal expressions among young people in Cambodia

    Author : Bhoomikumar Jegannathan; Gunnar Kullgren; Wolfgang Rutz; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Suicidal expressions; Young people; Cambodia;

    Abstract : Background Suicide among young people is a global public health problem, but information on determinants and understanding of suicidal expressions are lacking in low and middle income countries (LMIC). Though school-based interventions are common in many parts of the world, evidence for efficacy is less reported, particularly from post-conflict countries. READ MORE

  3. 3. Heaven can wait : studies on suicidal behaviour among young people in Nicaragua

    Author : Andrés Herrera Rodríguez; Gunnar Kullgren; Ellinor Salander Renberg; Wolfgang Rutz; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; suicide attempts; suicidal expressions; attitudes towards suicide; young people; Nicaragua; Psychiatry; Psykiatri;

    Abstract : In developed countries, suicidal behaviour is recognised as a significant public health problem among young people, but there are few studies from developing countries on this subject. The present thesis aims at estimating the extent of the problem and at exploring factors related to suicidal behaviour among young people in a developing country, Nicaragua, using a combined quantitative and qualitative approach. READ MORE

  4. 4. Looking good : a study of gendered body ideals among young people

    Author : Carita Bengs; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; body ideals; young people; gender; consumer culture; ideal images; advertising; mass; Kroppskultur; Kroppsuppfattning; Ungdomar;

    Abstract : The main objective of this thesis is to study how social and cultural norms regarding body and appearance are perceived and interpreted by young people. This is done by studying both how these perceptions affect young people and how the body is controlled and altered through practices such as dieting, exercise, plastic surgery and the use of steroids. READ MORE

  5. 5. Victimization, Positioning, and Support : Young Victims' Experiences of Crime

    Author : Sara Thunberg; Åsa Källström; Kjerstin Andersson Bruck; Terese Glatz; Simon Green; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Youth; Young People; Victimization; Support; Positioning; Professional; Family; Friends; Information; Practical help;

    Abstract : Victimization early in life can result in a number of different short and long-term consequences, for which young people might need help and support. However, from previous research it is unclear what kind of support young people perceive as supportive. READ MORE